The Takedown Pin is located at the rear of the lower receiver, near the buffer tube, and assists the pivot pin in securing the upper and lower receivers together.


Exposing the interior of the AR-15 by removing the Takedown Pin

Once removed, the takedown pin allows the upper receiver to pivot on the front pin, while exposing the interior parts of the AR-15.

Takedown pin

The takedown pin can be installed in conjunction with the takedown detent pin and takedown detent spring